FDA Issued Baby Formula Recall – Reports Of Salmonella And Cronobacter Contamination
According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a recall has been issued on Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare baby formulas due to possible lethal contamination. According to the FDA-issued report, an Abbot Nutrition’s manufacturing facility in Sturgis, Michigan was the source of the contamination. The FDA is investigating this facility, but warns parents not to feed their children formula from this facility.
The affected formulas were contaminated with Salmonella and Cronobacter and are linked to the severe illness of four babies and the possible death of one infant.
Is Your Formula Contaminated?
In order to check if your babies’ formula is affected by this recall, use the bottom of the can of formula to see if:
- the first two digits of the code are 22 through 37
- the code on the container contains K8, SH, or Z2,
- the expiration date is 4-1-2022 (APR 2022) or later
If you fed your child the recalled formula and your child is experiencing illness, seek medical attention immediately. Moreover, you may be eligible to participate in a class action investigation and obtain compensation.
Editor’s Note on Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare Baby Formula Recall:
This article is written to inform you of the Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare baby formula recall due to possible contamination.
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